Fracture Index WITH known Bone Mineral Density (BMD)

Select Criteria:
Fractures after age 50 (1 point)
Maternal hip fracture over 50 years old (1 point)
Body weight less than 125 lbs (1 point)
Smoker (1 point)
Arm assistance to stand from chair (2 points)
AGE
Less than 65 (0 points)
65-69 Years Old (1 point)
70-74 Years Old (2 points)
75-79 Years Old (3 points)
80-85 Years Old (4 points)
85 and Over (5 points)
BMD T Score
>= -1 (0 points)
Between-1 and -2 (2 points)
Between -2 and -2.5 (3 points)
Less than -2.5 (4 points)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
5 Year Nonvertebral Fracture Risk
1-2 Points:8.6%
3-4 Points:13.1%
5 Points:16.5%
6-7 Points:19.8%
8-15 Points:27.5%
5 Year Hip Fracture Risk
1-2 Points:0.4%
3-4 Points:0.9%
5 Points:1.9%
6-7 Points:3.9%
8-15 Points:8.7%
5 Year Vertebral Fracture Risk
1-2 Points:1.2%
3-4 Points:2.5%
5 Points:5.3%
6-7 Points:7.1%
8-15 Points:11.2%
  1. Black DM, Steinbuch M, Palermo L, et. al. An assessment tool for predicting fracture risk in postmenopausal women. Osteoporos Int. 2001;12(7):519-28.
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